In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(acto)atrocitylas salvajadas que se cometieron tras la batalla — the acts of savagery / the atrocities which were committed after the battle
- las salvajadas de los hinchas de fútbol — the mindless violence of the football fans
- le dijo tal salvajada que se echó a llorar — he said something so nasty / horrible to her that she started crying
- lo que hizo con mi traje fue una salvajada — he made a real hash / mess of my suit
English has borrowed many of the following foreign expressions of parting, so you’ve probably encountered some of these ways to say goodbye in other languages.
Many words formed by the addition of the suffix –ster are now obsolete - which ones are due a resurgence?
As their breed names often attest, dogs are a truly international bunch. Let’s take a look at 12 different dog breed names and their backstories.